Gostivar Municipality

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Municipality of Gostivar

Општина Гостивар
Komuna e Gostivarit
Gostivar Belediyesi
Urban municipality
Flag of Municipality of Gostivar
Flag
Official logo of Municipality of Gostivar
Coat of arms
Location of Municipality of Gostivar
CountryNorth Macedonia
RegionPolog
Municipal seatGostivar
Government
 • MayorArben Taravari (AA)
Area
 • Total513.39 km2 (198.22 sq mi)
Population
 • Total81,042
 • Density158/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
WebsiteOfficial Website
Population of Gostivar. (11 January 1945)

Gostivar (Macedonian: Гостивар [ˈɡɔstivar] (About this soundlisten); Albanian: Gostivari, Turkish: Gostivar) is a municipality in western part of North Macedonia.

Geography[edit]

The municipality borders

Demographics[edit]

The municipality has 35 inhabited places, one town and 34 villages.

According to the last national census from 2002 this municipality has 81,042 inhabitants.[1]

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

  • Albanians = 54,038 (66.7%)
  • Macedonians = 15,877 (19.6%)
  • Turks = 7,991 (9.9%)
  • Roma = 2,237 (2.8%)
  • others.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°48′N 20°55′E / 41.800°N 20.917°E / 41.800; 20.917